Expressionism
(An artistic movement)

Dates: 1905-1935

This movement contains other movements: Der Blaue Reiter, Cubism, Die Brücke, Dada, Bauhaus, Fauvism, Futurism

European art movement which consisted on many small and short-living groups. Each one painted with unconventional colours and distorted perspectives in order to "express" personal emotions.
People associated with this movement
Alexandr ArchipenkoUkrainian, 1887-19648 artworks
Alice BaillySwiss, 1872-1938121 artworks
Giacomo BallaItalian, 1871-195845 artworks
Albert BlochGerman, 1882-19616 artworks
Umberto BoccioniItalian, 1882-191626 artworks
Georges BraqueFrench, 1882-1963317 artworks
David Davidovich BurliukRussian, 1882-196726 artworks
Charles CamoinFrench, 1879-1965145 artworks
Heinrich CampendonkGerman, 1889-195719 artworks
Carlo CarràItalian, 1881-19669 artworks
Marc ChagallFrench, 1887-198528 artworks
Robert DelaunayFrench, 1885-194144 artworks
Fortunato DeperoItalian, 1892-19601 artwork
André DerainFrench, 1880-1954258 artworks
Otto DixGerman, 1891-196949 artworks
Raoul DufyFrench, 1877-1953841 artworks
Henri-Jacques EvenepoelBelgian, 1872-18998 artworks
Lyonel FeiningerAmerican, 1871-195692 artworks
Roger de la FresnayeFrench, 1885-192581 artworks
Emile-Othon FrieszFrench, 1879-1949258 artworks
Albert GleizesFrench, 1881-195374 artworks
Natalia GoncharovaRussian, 1881-196291 artworks
Juan GrisSpanish, 1887-1927215 artworks
Erich HeckelGerman, 1883-197052 artworks
Alexei JawlenskyRussian, 1864-1941652 artworks
Wassily KandinskyRussian, 1866-1944229 artworks
Ernst Ludwig KirchnerGerman, 1880-1938230 artworks
Paul KleeSwiss, 1879-1940154 artworks
Mikhail Fedorovich LarionovRussian, 1881-196416 artworks
Marie LaurencinFrench, 1883-1956268 artworks
Henri LaurensFrench, 1885-19547 artworks
Henri Le FauconnierFrench, 1881-19464 artworks
Fernand LégerFrench, 1881-1955417 artworks
Wyndham Lewis1882-19571 artwork
André LhoteFrench, 1885-1962293 artworks
August MackeGerman, 1887-191488 artworks
Henri ManguinFrench, 1874-1949156 artworks
Franz MarcGerman, 1880-1916339 artworks
Louis MarcoussisPolish, 1883-194148 artworks
Albert MarquetFrench, 1875-1947378 artworks
Henri MatisseFrench, 1869-1954734 artworks
Jean MetzingerFrench, 1883-1956132 artworks
Otto MuellerGerman, 1874-193017 artworks
Edvard MunchNorwegian, 1863-19441669 artworks
Gabrielle MünterGerman, 1878-195586 artworks
Emil NoldeGerman, 1867-1956975 artworks
Hermann Max PechsteinGerman, 1881-1955166 artworks
Pablo PicassoSpanish, 1881-1973128 artworks
Liubov PopovaRussian, 1889-19244 artworks
Jean PuyFrench, 1876-196018 artworks
Alfred RethHungarian, 1884-196614 artworks
Georges RouaultFrench, 1871-1958354 artworks
Luigi RussoloItalian, 1883-19474 artworks
Egon SchieleAustrian, 1890-1918328 artworks
Karl Schmidt-RottluffGerman, 1884-197632 artworks
Gino SeveriniItalian, 1883-196623 artworks
Mario SironiItalian, 1885-19618 artworks
Ardengo SofficiItalian, 1879-19641 artwork
Chaim SoutineFrench, 1894-1943526 artworks
Howard TangyeAustralian36 artworks
Maurice de VlaminckFrench, 1876-1958773 artworks
Edward Wadsworth1889-194953 artworks
Marianne von WerefkinRussian, 1860-19388 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Study of Ducks
Raoul Dufy

Portrait of a Woman
Marie Laurencin

Starry Sky
Emil Nolde

Composition
Fernand Léger

Don Quixote
August Macke

Pitcher and Sickle
Georges Braque

The Guitar
Juan Gris

Harfleur
Raoul Dufy

Two Nude Girls
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Frisian House
Emil Nolde

Winter Landscape
Maurice de Vlaminck

Michaela
Henri Matisse
Important dates
Founding date:  1905
Why 1905?: Creation of Die Brücke and Fauvism in Germany and France.

End date:  1935
Why 1935?: The Nazis condemned Expressionism as "degenerate art" and forbade artists to paint.